Sembalun village East Lombok offers stunning landscapes, strawberry farms, and traditional houses. It is also the point where you can start the Rinjani trekking. For the stunning view, you need to spend at least one night there. So you can have both sunrise and sunset.
The spectacular sunrise at Sembalun can be seen from Bukit Selong. You will have a beautiful background of Pergasingan hill and the view of the farm. Sunset is also the best to have from Bukit Selong, foreground with the traditional Lombok houses. And the background is the northern part of Rinjani mountain.
Sembalun is also a Savanah, you will enjoy the walk through the beautiful Savanah on your Rinjani trekking. You will also enjoy the strawberry farm, picking your own strawberry, and taking pictures. Just ahead along the way through the farms, you will find another beautiful hill, Pusuk hill.
Sembalun village is located in the Northeast Lombok, it is under the East Lombok district. The village is about 2 1/2 hours from Mataram, Senggigi, and about 4 hours drive from Kuta beach Lombok. It also takes approximately 2 1/2 hours from the Gili Islands.
Here are the recommended ways to get there:
For the best arrangements for your Sembalun village East Lombok holiday, you can book Lombok tour packages. There you can find a variety of Lombok holiday tours. Full day and overnight tours are available on Lombok touristic tours and travel.
Pergasingan hill is the most popular hill located on the east side of the village. It is the best place for a medium trek campout. Enjoy the spectacular view of Sembalun village and Mount Rinjani. And you will also enjoy the beauty of the rice fields and farms.
When you plan to do a Pergasingan hill trekking, all you need to do is prepare yourself physically. Prepare your stuff, tent, trekking shoes, and many more. You will need to spend approximately 3 hours to get to the top of the hill. However, the duration depends on your speed.
Mangku Sakti waterfall is one of the waterfalls located in the area of the village. Just get down from the village, turn on the west side and you will find the Mangku Sakti Waterfall. Getting to this place may be a bit hard. You can only get on a motorbike as the road is too small and rocky along the way.